UMass Dartmouth Black Student Union records and Scrapbook
Scope and Contents
The majority of items in the collection are newspaper clippings, with some photos and event flyers. All items came from a single scrapbook, arranged in no discernable order. Most of the items were inserted loose in the scrapbook. The loose items are now arranged by medium, then by date. See also, Student Publications, discontinued, S28, Box #14, Folder #7 (The Word); and Student Organizations, S26, Box #14 (Letter to President Driscoll).
- 1969 - 1996
- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Black Student Union (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Restricted on published materials. Contact individual editor for permission to publish.
Biographical / Historical
The Black Student Union, formerly the Afro-American Society, formed at Southeastern Massachusetts University after submitting a letter to University President Joseph Driscoll on November 21, 1969. According to its constitution, “The Black Student Union was established to enhance and stimulate all areas of concern to Blacks and Third World Peoples. …” The Union’s publication, The Word, was first published in March of 1978.
2 Linear Feet (1 oversized box)
Language of Materials
Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, N. Dartmouth, MA 02747. Telephone: 508-999-8686
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Office of Student Activities, May 24, 2005. Accession #05-14
Processed by Michael Pacheco (’06). January 2006.
- UMass Dartmouth Black Student Union records and Scrapbook
- Michael Pacheco (’06)
- January 2006
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